So you're looking for mothers day flowers, aren't you? This is a great
place to start!
You'll find here loads of wonderful flowers as mothers day presents using different craft techniques. Just have a look below.
|Salt Dough Flowers||Origami Rose||Pipe
Enlarge the pattern on the right hand side for the instructions!
Another fun gift idea for Mom is the dipped strawberries and flower combinations at Berries.com
Before you start watching the video below, make sure that you have:
You are not finished yet! Let's make the leaves...
Step 1. Get a 3×3 cm sheet of green paper.
Step 2. Now fold it in half.
Step 3. Next, fold the two ends in the middle to the crease as shown on the photo below.
Step 4. Turn over the paper and voilá! There is your leaf!
Step 5. Repeat steps 1-4 in order to make a few more leaves.
The good thing about salt dough is that, in first place, it's unbelievably easy to make, and secondly, you can always transform it to another shape, unless it has totally dried out.
But luckily, it takes quite a long time.
In addition, despite of the simplicity of the the salt dough technique,
you can make maybe the most
beautiful mothers day flowers using salt dough! You should
definately try it!
Just scroll down to see the three salt dough flower ideas below with all the necessary instructions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: to make the actual salt dough, you'll need 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of flour and 1 cup of water. First, mix the salt with the flour and then add the water.
So now, we can start!
The materials you'll need to make one salt dough sunflower:
Now, let's make the other two, much easier, flowers! Here is the first one:
|Step 1. Get your stick and place it in a ball of salt dough.||Step 2. Make the leaves and attach them to the stick.||Step 3. Fix a small ball to the stick and put the petals around it.|
|Step 4. Here is the finished flower. Leave it on a heater until it dries out completely (1-2 days)||Step 5. Paint your flower using the acrylic paints. Be creative: use different colours than I used!||Step 6. Allow the paint to dry (varies with every paint). And now your flower is done!|
|Step 1. Make a sort of ball for the bottom of the flower. Put the stick in it. Next, make the two leaves as shown. Finally, fix the them to the stick||Step 2. Create the top of the tulip as shown. Fix it to the stick like before. Place the tulip on a heater until it dries out entirely (1-2 days).||Step 3. Paint your completely dry flower using the acrylic paints. Be creative: you don't have to use the same colours I used!|